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Flashcards in More Vocab Deck (23):
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Chagrin

Keen feeling of mental unease

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Meliorate

To make better or improve

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Undermine

To weaken; injure; destroy

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Promulgate

To promote or make widely known

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Obloquy

Strong public criticism or verbal abuse; disgrace

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Recompense

To compensate

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Diaphanous

Light, delicate, translucent

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Inimical

Tending to obstruct or harm; unfriendly; hostile

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Pernicious

Having a harmful effect in a gradual or subtle way

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Benign

Having a kind disposition; gentleness

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Contumacious

Stubbornly or willfully disobedient

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Endemic

Characteristic of a specific people or place

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Irresolute

Uncertain

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Seditious

Action promoting rebellion

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Cabal

Group of people united in a plot

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Artifice

Clever or cunning expeditions; trick; craft

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Hegemony

Influence or authority over others; social,cultural, ideological influence over others

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Imprecation

Curse

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Plucky

Spirited, brave

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Ribald

Crude, offensice

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Traitorous

Guilty or capable of treason

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Politic

Using or marked by prudence, expedience, and shrewdness; artful

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Myopic

Lack of foresight